Represented by 'Mountain People Chalets'. We are delighted to offer Chalet Nyika, which is a lovely family home, providing a cosy, yet functional space. It is a great choice for friends and families, who wish to be near the centre of Samoens, while also enjoying an elevated position, above the village.Â
This lovely family home provides accommodation for 8 (12) guests in 4/5 bedrooms,Â with 3 bathrooms.
The Living / Dining area on the ground floor features an open fireplace, a flat screenÂ televisionÂ and access straight onto the terrace outside, with sweeping views over the valley. The dining area is best suited to 8 adults. Two baby high chairs can be provided.Â
There are four bedrooms, including 2 double bedrooms and 2 twin bedrooms. We can, upon request, provide a sleeping configuration for up to 4 further guests (at a supplementary tarif). Please get in touch if you have questions about this.
Parking: The driveway provided suitable parking for 2Â cars.Â In Winter, in the even of heavy snow, you may find the drive to be slippery or need to park nearby.
Chalet Nyika is conveniently located just above Samoens village and is just a few minutes drive to the high speed 'GME' lift connecting you to the Grand Massif ski domain in winter, which boasts some of the best skiing in the world. Suitable for all levels, there is over 275km of piste to explore and plenty of off-piste for more advanced skiers. In the summer, this area is a hub for adventure sports such as hiking, mountain biking, climbing and paragliding.
Distance to Ski Lift: 4.5km (10 mins drive) - no ski bus.Â
Distance to Village Tourist Office: 4.5km (10mins drive)
Chalet Nyika can comfortably sleep 8 - 12 guests
Master Bedroom: Double Bedroom with balcony access
Bedroom 2: Double Bunk Bed with balcony access (the top bunk can accommodate a further guest + 1 extra single bed can be prepared on request)
Bedroom 3: Twin Bedroom
Bedroom 4: Twin Bedroom
Games Room / bedroom: we can prepare a double sofa bed for a further 2Â guests upon request & subject to extra charge.Â
Living / Dining Area: open fireplace, comfortable sofas and chairs,Â television, dining table
Games Room / Snug:Â MiniÂ billiards table, boardgames and books
Kitchen: Open plan kitchen
Bathrooms: 3 bathrooms (2 shower & 1 bath)
Reaching the chaletÂ
Distance from Geneva Airport: Approximately 75km (1hr)
Distance from Paris (by road):Â Approximately 600km (6hrs+)
Distance from London (by road):Â Approximately 1,000km (12hrs+ including Eurotunnel)
By train: The nearest train stationÂ is the 'Gare de Cluses' (25 minutes drive away). However, you will need to organise transfers / rent your own car and snow chains as there is no public transport from the house.
Greeting Service:Â Our in-resort partners, will be in touch with you in the weeks leading up to your arrival to assist with last-minute details and arrival plans. You will be met by one of the team who'll make sure you're shown around the chalet and who will be able to answer any questions you may have.
A car is essential at this chalet. However for larger groups, or those with a scattered arrival time, you may additionally opt for a transfer service directly from Geneva Airport, which will take you directly to the chalet. We recommend contactingÂ Mountain Lifts orÂ Go Massif.Â For more information and other recommendations, please visit our online Samoens Resort Guide.
The chalet should be easily accessible by car all year round, however please remember thatÂ It is legalÂ requirement in theÂ French Alps to come equipped with snow chains that specificallyÂ fitÂ you vehicle
Extra Details - What's Included?
Chalet Nyika is offered as a self-catered stay but we can put you in touch with the best local catering options for your stay.
Extra Charges: For bookings above 8 guests, there will be an additional charge of â‚¬50 per person.
Pet Policy:Â We are dog-friendly and can accept up 1 small/medium, well behaved & house trained dog at an extra charge of â‚¬50. We ask that all furry guests are kept out of bedrooms and prevented from climbing onto furniture. All dog litter should be removed from exterior spaces (garden, porch, patio and green spaces around the property)
Rates & Availability
MOUNTAIN PEOPLEÂ are the sole agents of Chalet Nyika - we manage all 3rd party listings but can offer you best rates direct.
Chalet Nyika is available to rent all year round...Â Email or giveÂ us a call for any furtherÂ information
Changeover day for the chalet is Saturday...Â However please ask if you'd like a different arrival day as we can sometimes be flexible
Security Deposit amount is â‚¬600 (or Â£600) - Payable by Bank Transfer before arrival.
Rental payments can be paid in 2 instalments - a 50% deposit is required at the time of booking, the 50% balance will be due 60 days before arrival.Get the full listing »